Our Organization

Prosser Economic Development Association, a 501 c(3) non-profit organization is comprised of a cross section of representatives from private industry and public sectors. The association exists to recruit new business, retain existing businesses and promote the economic welfare and quality of living in the greater Prosser area. Major public funding partner are “City of Prosser“, “Port of Benton” and “Benton County“.

Mission Statement

Prosser is a center of excellence for agriculture and agri-tourism industries, providing a wealth of educational and experiential opportunities as well as a solid foundation for industry research, development, and production.

Board of Directors/Staff


Dr. Brian Sollers, President, Health Care                                                                                 Jenny Sparks, Vice President, Prosser Chamber of Commerce                                                    Keith Sattler, Treasurer, Finance
Shannon Olsen, Secretary, Benton REA
Josh Mott, Past President, Tourism

Board Members

  • Peggy Douglas, Prosser Schools
  • Jessica Munnell, Wine Industry
  • Howard Jensen,  Agriculture
  • Michael Alvarez, Benton County
  • John Markus, Public Safety
  • Lindie Derrick, Real Estate
  • Don Aubrey, City of Prosser
  • John Gray, Restaurants
  • Lori Stevens, Port of Benton

Ex Officio Board Member

  • Jane Hagarty
  • Deb Heintz


  • Neal Ripplinger, Executive Director
  • Taryn Baze, Office Manager